Taiwan's DPP founding member says party should ‘return to democratic values’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- You Ying-lung (游盈隆), chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (台灣民意基金會), announced his decision to leave the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in a Facebook ...

Taiwan business tycoon Terry Gou leads in poll, beats Han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Foxconn chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) has emerged as the front-runner out of the five candidates seeking the presidential nomination of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) p...

Taiwan TPOF chairman leaves ruling party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a Facebook post that surprised many on Sunday (June 23), You Ying-lung (游盈隆), chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (台灣民意基金會) and former Democratic Progre...

TPOF president stunned, calls Tsai's primary victory the 'strangest poll results in history'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The president of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (財團法人台灣民意教育基金會), You Ying-lung (游盈隆), released a statement on Thursday evening (June 13) calling the Democratic Progres...

Han's campaign is a 'New Rogue Movement' in Taiwanese politics: TPOF Chief

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The president of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (財團法人台灣民意教育基金會), You Ying lung (游盈隆), released a statement on Sunday (June 9) in which he labeled the wave popular...

Taiwan’s DPP presidential primary like ‘Russian roulette,’ says NGO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Referencing the 1978 movie “The Deer Hunter,” Chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation You Ying-lung (游盈隆) said on his Facebook page the Democratic ...

Taiwan President creates bad impression by calling for smartphones in polls: You Ying-lung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) sudden call to include smartphones in opinion polls to decide who will represent the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in next year&r...

Xi's tough talk on Taiwan backfires, as Tsai support surges

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping sought to push Taiwanese closer to unification with a new year speech mixing carrots and sticks. That hasn't panned out. Instead, h...

New Taiwan DPP chairman says party must start from scratch

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Executive Yuan secretary-general Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) assumed his tenure as the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairman today (Jan. 9), saying the party must star...

Pro-Tsai candidate claims victory as new leader of Taiwan’s DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Secretary-General of the Executive Yuan Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) won the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) leadership election on Jan. 6 to become the next chairperson o...

Taiwan's DPP votes for new party chairperson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Members of Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) went to the polls on Jan. 6 to elect a new chairperson, reported CNA. The by-election, which is expected to...

DPP to have two-person race in chairman by-election

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will have a two-person race in its upcoming chairman by-election after two heavyweight members signed up to run for the post by the registration deadline ...

Partisan dealignment occurring in Taiwan: pollster

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) More than four in 10 Taiwanese identify themselves as independent voters, a sign of erosion in party loyalties and "partisan dealignment," according to a recent survey ...

China has higher favorable than unfavorable rating in Taiwan: poll

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) More Taiwanese see China in a favorable than unfavorable light, but nearly 80 percent of the public disapprove of China's recent actions, including enticing Burkina Faso to c...

Approval rating for Tsai rebounds in latest poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The approval rating for President Tsai Ing-wen has risen 7.6 points to 41.4 percent, according to the latest poll conducted by the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation released M...